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Butler County

Photo Courtesy of “The Library, The Frisco

The railroad depot at Broseley, Missouri, used by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company Abandoned April 15, 1951. Formerly Bailey’s End.


The following info is courtesy of Labelle Models

Inc. in MO, September 1, 1905
Trackage, June 30, 1916:
47.720 mi. First main track
12.025 mi. Yard track and sidings
Steam Locomotives 2
Freight cars 150
Passenger cars 3
Work equipment 29
Purchased from Brooklyn Cooperage Company which was originally built for logging
6.81 mi. Lowell Jct. to Brossley, MO, 10/17/1905
9.24 mi. Brossley, MO to Sweet Gum, MO, 1/27/1911
3.29 mi. Sweet Gum, MO to MO/AR State line, 9/9/1912
4.21 mi. MO/AR state line to Milepost 26.74, AR, 9/22/1913
5.47 mi. Milepost 26.74 mi. to Meade, MO, 12/1/1914
By construction:
9.19 mi. Broseley to Linstead, MO, 10/17/1913
0.82 mi. Linstead to Poplar Bluff, MO, 9/1/1914
2.57 mi. Piggott to Pollard, AR, 4/5/1914
6.12 mi. Pollard to Piggott, AR, 5/1/1914
Controlled by:
Brooklyn Cooperage Company, a subsidiary of American Sugar Refining Co.